The Ministry of Health confirms two new cases of monkeypox in Puerto Rico

With these cases there will be 4 confirmed cases by the health authorities.

Monkeypox is the duty of the Ministry of Health to report it. Photo: shutterstock.

through Facebooksecretary Ministry of HealthAnd the Dr. Carlos Meladoconfirmed two cases more than monkeypox, for a total of 4 confirmed cases in Puerto Rico.

Regarding these cases, the official explained that they are not related to each other, but the four are related to and related to travel. This announcement comes in the global context of the increase in cases of the disease monkey pox.

The World Health Organization Currently, it records 9,200 confirmed cases in 63 countries, with an increase of more than 50% compared to the balance provided on July 12.

The Dr. Milado, confirmed that the country has a robust monitoring system ready to deal with this situation; The Epidemiology Office maintains a notification line Fawry for health service providers 787-404-5361. Monkeypox is the duty of the Ministry of Health to report it.

members Who is the They explained that there is no evidence that the disease is transmitted by eating contaminated food. “There is no evidence that it has passed from food to people, but there is data to suggest that contaminated surfaces, such as health facilities, can be a pathway for infection,” explained the CEO of WHO emergency programAnd the Michael Ryan.

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